More than 1,000 jobhunters a week have been grilled by serial entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne over the last year, making him arguably the UKs most prolific job interviewer, figures released today reveal.
54,000 people have sat in Duncans hot seat through www.BeMyInterviewer.co.uk, the interactive video-based website, which lets users sit virtual job interviews with some of the countrys best-known business leaders and senior executives from leading companies, including Virgin Atlantic, ITV, Telefnica O2 UK and Ernst & Young.
As the site marks its first birthday, figures released today reveal that more than 210,000 unique users have visited the site to prepare for interview and have played the interview questions and answers more than two million times. BeMyInterviewer currently hosts over 250 different questions and answers from 14 experienced interviewers across a range of sectors including sales, hospitality, marketing, retail, finance and customer service. New interviewers join the site regularly to help offer more insight to jobseekers about what they might be asked during an interview.
Bannatyne has asked visitors his interview questions more than 195,000 times, with one user trying to answer the Dragons Den stars killer question, Ive interviewed 20 people for this job, why should I employ you? every 50 minutes making it the sites most asked question.1